Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

742Re: Rialto Pressa ink traps

Expand Messages
  • bielerpr
    Jul 16, 2002
      >
      > Well said Gerald. I think we do need to support the efforts of those
      > designing better products, I wanted to get an idea of how much better the
      > optimised font would be, than simply choosing a lighter font before making
      > an investment.
      >
      > Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer said one should always acquire the
      > best tools possible, as poor tools corrode the spirit, and I think the same
      > applies to printing.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Mark.
      >

      Interesting! On the selection of typefaces, Lewis Allen commented,
      "inferior tools corrode the spirit" (in Printing on the Hand Press).
      Do you suppose he appropriated that from Shackleton?

      Gerald
    • Show all 17 messages in this topic